Where are we today ?
clc a pic to enlarge itLoving this free camping here at at the casino, peaceful and quite , no issues and 24 hour security .
Up early , as usual and caught a nice sunrise tight out our kitchen window at 6;45 am . perfect way to start our day.
|casino parikng and an amazing sunrise|
|this where we are for a coupe of nights|
| we hoped to do the 9:30 am tour and could have,But |
with a group of 30, 6 th grade schoool kids we passed
The 11;30 hour would be much better, and was.
|some cool items here and very reasonable as well.|
At 11 am the tour began and our guide Bill was amazing! he sure knew his stuff,
|arial shot of the mine|
|Bill doing his talk and really was amazing,|
the knew his tuff
|soon we headed out to the bus for the tour about 20 of us|
|this black pipe line takes the liquid tailings|
to the desert
|this huge piles around are Tailings, left over from the mining process|
|these huge trucks bringing the ore to be processed|
|more information and Bill sure knows his stuff|
|way down there it is done|
|loading the trucks 370 tons each, amazing !|
|one tire for one of these trucks|
|our tour bus|
|processing the ore|
|Suzie said it looks like|
liquid manure from the farm and I agree
|next we got to check our the process inside|
|170 ton truck 1974|
|240 ton truck 1975 too small|
Th new trucks to today hold 370 tons and they are HUGE!
Then home to relax in the afternoon because we can ! Suzie saw a very nice item that she would like, a nice metal sculpture, wall hanging of Gamble's Quails that we enjoy watching here in the desert.
|we have a spot for the in our coach to !|
|enjoy wonderful warm afternoon outside reading|
|done to perfection in our oven|
|small salad and hit the spot|
Thanks for stopping by !
Want to learn more about Membership camping at Rock Glen Family Resort ?
click this link www.geosuzie.rockglen.com
Where have we been this winter ?